Bay Area/ San Francisco/ Parks & Nature
Published on December 15, 2016
Watch King Tides Flood The EmbarcaderoPhoto: Burrito Justice/Twitter 

As expected, this week's king tides paired with today's storm is putting The Embarcadero under water.

For those staying warm and dry indoors, here's a look at the scene this afternoon, viaΒ Burrito Justice:

Meanwhile in the Mission, the Public Utilities Commission has installed "temporary interlocking plastic flood barriers" at 17th and Folsom, a low-lying area prone to flooding (thanks to the former Mission Creek).

According to the agency, "San Francisco is the only major urban area in the country to employ this innovative technique to minimize flooding during heavy rain storms."

Burrito Justice braved the weather to catch a glimpse of the temporary barrier in action, as well:

Got some great photos of today's storm in your neighborhood, too? Text your shots to 415-200-3233 or email [email protected].